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A 42-year-old male asked:

I'm considering a vasectomy. what does it entail? pros & cons? painful? any advice would be appreciated. i'm 42, have 3 kids and don't want any more.

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Vasectomy: This is pretty much an in and out procedure these days. Some urologists even do it in their offices. It is of course painful right after the procedure but some pain killers, ice and rest are sufficient for maybe 48 hours. I would encourage it. Good Luck

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